The Society hosts a series of programs from fall through spring. Programs are free to Society members. A $5.00 donation from non-members would be appreciated.
All of our programs and activities for September through December 2016 are listed below
You can view many of our earlier programs on Sudbury TV — see our video library for a listing.
|September 10, 2016 (Saturday) 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
3rd Annual Olde Time Community Fair & Farmer's Market
In the Town Center. Kid's carnival games, pony rides, a kids mining activity, face painting, fresh produce, local farms, petting zoo with llamas, and over 50 vendors.
|September 17 (Saturday) 11:00 AM
Walking Tour of Wadworth Cemetery
Tour guide Elin Neiterman will point out memorial art and architecture, burial sites of Sudbury’s notable citizens, and will explain burial customs and how this quiet sanctuary evolved and is maintained. Parking at the cemetery.
Free for SHS Members, $5 for non-members.
|September 24, 2016 (Saturday) 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
At Longfellow’s Wayside Inn. Sponsored by the Sudbury Companies of Militia & Minute and the Sudbury Ancient Fyfe and Drum Companie.
In reenacting the fall muster, in the morning, there will be a demonstration of contra dance, drills by militia and the installation of officers of the Sudbury Militia. In the afternoon, the air will be filled with the sounds of fyfes and drums. Throughout the day, there will be living history demonstrations of life in colonial New England and vendors selling their wares and refreshment. Admission, including entry in raffle for gift certificates to the Wayside Inn, is $2 per adult, children get in free. See here for more details.
|September 27, 2016 (Tuesday) 4:00 – 9:00 PM
Bertucci's Dining for Dollars Fundraiser
At Bertucci's, 14 Elissa Avenue, Wayland. Dine-in, Carry Out, or Delivery. 15% of the bill will go to support the SHS. Bring your friends!
Be sure to present your server with a copy of this event flyer when you pay.
|October 2, 2016 (Sunday)
History of Wolbach Farm
Illustrated lecture and walking tour at Wolbach Farm, 18 Wolbach Road, Sudbury (SVT Headquarters).
Alice Wellington, a Concord-based photographer and grand-niece of Burt and Anna Wolbach who bought the farm in 1936 will present family recollections and the accomplishments and pursuits of the Wolbachs.
Known as Winter Brook Frarm, the home of Dr. S. Burt Wolbach, a prominent Harvard Medical School pathologist and his wife, Anna Wellington Wolbach, a Radcliffe alumna, was the gathering place for family Thanksgiving celebrations for generations. The home was named for the stream that ran trough the farm all winter long.
Presented in collaboration with the Sudbury Valley Trustees who will lead a walking tour of the grouds after the program.
|October 14, 2016 (Friday) 5:00 – 7:00 PM
“Antiques & Uniques” Preview
On the Loring Parsonage Lawn. Due to the number of high-quality donations of items for our annual tag sale, the SHS will host a special shopping opportunity the evening before the sale. Please come and shop! Find treasures for your home or for inspired projects. $5 entrance donation appreciated.
|October 15, 2016 (Saturday) 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
4th Annual Tag Sale & Bake Sale
On the Town Hall Lawn at 322 Concord Road. We have a wide variety of goods for sale including antiques collectibles, art, home furnishings, glassware, housewares, books, children's items, camping equipment, barware and much much more. And there's freshly made baked goods for sale as well!
|October 22, 2016 (Saturday) 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sudbury Craft Beer Fundraiser
At 365 Boston Post Road in Mill Village. Celebrate Oktoberfest and support the Sudbury Historical Society when you shop at Sudbury Craft Beer between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM on Saturday, October 22. Enjoy special tastings from Bent Water Brewing and Down the Road Brewing Company. Sudbury Craft Beer has more in store than good, local craft brews. Ciders, wines, and other beverages are also available!
10% of your purchases go the support of the SHS.
|October 23, 2016 (Sunday) 2:00 – 3:00 PM
History Walk at Pantry Brook Farm
At Pantry Brook Farm, 652 Concord Road. Visit one of the most scenic areas in town for a walk given by the proerty owner Carole Wolfe, SHS historian Lee Swanson and the Sudbury Valley Trustees. View historic buildings, farm fields, stone walls, the Pantry Brook and learn about the history of the farm. The property is only open to the public on guided walks. Co-sponsored by the SHS and the Sudbury Valley Trustees. The walk is free but registration is required. Register through SVT at www.svtweb.org/programs/calendar.
|November 4, 2016 (Friday) 7:30 PM
Musicians of the Old Post Road Concert Baltic Sojourn
At First Parish Church, 327 Concord Road, parking available behind Town Hall. Baltic Sojourn is a sampling of some of the characterful music brought by German, Italian, and local musicians to Latvia, Poland, Denmark, Sweden, and Russia. The program showcases outstanding sonatas, concertos, and suites by Müthel, Szarzynski, Scheibe, Roman, and Dall’Oglio. Contact the Musicians of the Old Post Road at www.oldpostroad.org for tickets and more information.
|November 6, 2016 (Sunday) 2:00 - 4:00 PM
300 Years on Concord Road: A History of the Osborns
At the Grange Hall, 326 Concord Road. Using original sources, David Colombo, a descendent of the Osborn family, will present the history of his family's farms telling personal accounts about his ancestors who lived in Sudbury for generations. He'll show photographs, heirlooms and antiques used in the everyday life at the homesteads.
|December 3 and 10, 2016 (Sunday) 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hosmer House Christmas Open House
At the Hosmer House, 299 Concord Road. This year's theme for the annual Christmas Open House at the Hosmer House is “From the Painter's Palette.” The SHS will be decorating the children's room with colors inspired by Florence Hosmer's artwork.
|December 8, 2016 (Thursday) 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
A.C. Moore Shopping Day Fundraiser
At A.C. Moore, Shoopers World, Framingham. When you present our flyer, 10% of your purchase will go to support the SHS. All of your holiday gift, craft and event shopping needs are right in the store! Be sure to present the cashier with a copy of the event flyer for your purchase to qualify.
|December 18, 2016 (Sunday) 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Christmas Caroling and Party with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Caroling on the steps of Town Hall. Party at the Grange Hall. Toys for Tots at both locations.
May 21, 2016 2016 Home & Hearth Tourdetails ...
October 24, 2015 Walking Tour of Wadsworth Cemetery details ...
May 16, 2015 Home and Hearth Tour details ...
November 9, 2014 Remember. Reflect. Explain details ...
October 24, 2014 Musicians of the Old Post Road Concert details ...
December 15th, 2013 Christmas from Olde New England Musicians of the Old Post Roaddetails ...
November 10th, 2013 The Fabric of Life in Sudburydetails ...
September 21st, 2013 Five Century House Tour in Waylanddetails ...
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